Market Watch: 2017 club spending on transfer fees

(in millions)
1. England ($1,643.6)
2. France ($859.8)
3. Spain ($730.3)
4. Germany ($721.8)
5. Italy ($654.0)
6. China ($285.9)
7. Turkey ($159.4)
8. Russia ($150.0)
9. Belgium ($128.0)
10. Netherlands ($96.7)
11. Portugal ($95.8)
12. Wales ($89.8)
13. Mexico ($83.7)
14. Brazil ($71.9)
15. *USA ($68.7)
*+156.5%.
Source: FIFATMS.com
1 comment about "Market Watch: 2017 club spending on transfer fees".
  1. Bob Ashpole, January 31, 2018 at 10:45 a.m.

    Interesting figures and a significant increase in purchasing power for the USA. I suspect it will continue to climb and hopefully reflect an improvement in the quality of domestic club teams. Although in comparing Brazil and England, one could conclude that to a certain extent, transfer fees are inversely related to the ability to develop professional players.

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